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assaulted an at-risk teen.. with a diminished mental capacity. kron-4's j-r stone has more. san francisco ha >> this is by far one of those worst cases cytosine. >> oakland police chief howard jordan is referring to the case involving this man, gary atkinson.. with a 16 year-old actress coral that has the mental capacity of its of year-old. >> kidnapping the force, kidnapping with force if needed to kidnap a child, three counts of rape, lewd acts on a child, with the suspect is 10 years older. >> the girl was reported missing tuesday after wandering from the youth center. she was found two days later on a muni train. >> the muni drivers from the juvenile a disoriented and scared. >> servants video from bart was used to find the suspect and capture him. >> we worked together as law enforcement we can make a difference in the community a. atkinson. has a rap sheet. he will be back in court tomorrow and he could pleaded guilty or " not guilty ". >> san francisco has officially passed a ban on public nudity in the city. it has been a contentious subject... with a number of protests.. and some
for people. >> the temperatures we are seeing 44 in oakland. 46 in san francisco. santa rosa 34 degrees. the same in napa. freezing, are the conditions in pleasanton and livermore. >> our attention struck down out to the east in the low to mid '30's. 35 in vallejo. in the south bay chilly. 39 in sunnyvale. 39 in san jose as well. cold out the door. as we head for the afternoon we are looking for a possibility of showers mainly by the coast and the south bay. the coastal regions santa cruz mountains. >> the bulk of moisture for today will stay to our north. changes as we head into saturday that some expecting more rain to get a little bit more widespread. >> the rain is mostly for saturday not too much this afternoon. >> and other cold day in the afternoon hours upper '40's below fifties. 49 in san raphael. up '40's and santa rosa. lower fifties everywhere adjutancy on the map it will coolas you can see.d low 50s to watch as we push for 7:00 p.m.. '40's come back into view. we may see some '30's and the diablo range. expect another cold night. here is your 7 day around the bay forecast.
and san francisco police put the brakes on the officer who posted video of his high-speed joyride through the broadway tunnel. i'm catherine heenan. shelter in place that's what people were told to do after a huge fire plant in fremont. kamal our big concern for the public is very toxic tis the season to be worried about thieves. are doing to make holidy shoppers feel safer, and he had fun fun fun, but the san francisco police officer who raced his lamborghini through the broadway tunnel has spent his last shift on the tonight at eight. >> this is video. enjoy writing. there are reports that he commented that they were drunk. he was enjoy writing.there were two or writiy they were jo joy riding.. under the rule of order misconducted is classified at any breach of reflective to the dead could be considered on officer like. it is-unofficer like i wonder why they would put this on facebook? in the meantime he could lose his job? is that likely? it is not likely because it is still early. the ethics committee is still during their investigation. however, the sergeant said that when they told
this morning after he was found bound and gagged in a san francisco street. a live report is coming up. we're following a story of san leandro where firefighters battle a big rig fire this morning. >> taking a live look from our mount tam cam a beautiful star to the morning. at a wednesday. let us get more on your weather forecast with erica. >> we are seeing clear conditions around the bay off. temperatures for the most part in the 40's and 30's. in to the afternoon expected clear conditions to continue mainly sunny skies with the mid to upper 60s. another pleasant day on tap. clear conditions will stick around as we head into tonight. as we step out the door 39 santa rosa. 50 degrees in haywood. i will show you were the numbers are expected to go in to the afternoon coming up in my next report robyn. >> thank you erica here at the bay bridge a hot spot. because of three earlier stalls. it has backed up your ride into san francisco. the drive time has doubled within the last hour. the traffic is backed up to the 80 over crossing. the back of stretches into the oakland maze. we have a stal
as protestors in san francisco staged a dramatic demonstration against gun violence. it's part of a nationwide effort to ban assault weapons and to pay respect to the victims and families in newtown, connecticut. kron4's jeff pierce has the story. >> we are here to represent the twenty six people who were massacred in newton connectticut (naming of vitims) >> reporter: local members of the brady campaign the national group that has crusaded for the ban of assault weapons for over three decades laid on the cold concrete of justin hermin plaza in san francisco saturday afternoon. >> we've been losing children to gun violence for a long time, i'm hoping this is the straw that broke the camels back. >> it has a greater impact when it is twenty kids at once there is something about first graders that strikes peoples hearts. >> reporter: the brady campaign and others like them are mobilizing to keep the dialogue this national tragedy has created in the forefront of their effort to ban assault weapons. >> i'm hoping that these twenty six people did not die in vain that these twenty children, their li
on mount tam. and a look at downtown san francisco. i'm here in the weather center with jacqueline bennet -- where is the wet weather? >> jacqueline: we are still getting some return on the radar but it is still too dry for the rain to hit the ground. it will be moving and later. as we see this offshore and wider on the satellite & radar toward the tail end of this system is approaching the coast. it is just to the west of eureka. we can see this right. it will take a dive towards the south. but we could get some of this rainfall overnight. here is a lock on futurecast. the san mateo coastline, and-look on futurecast. with santa rosa, and san rafeal. it is going and coming back over the san mateo coast towards the coast. by ted o'clock, still showers in the north bay. and towards the east bay the showers will continue early saturday morning timing it out, coming up. >> catherine: it was almost 5 months ago when a pipe broke at chevron's richmond refinery. it sent a huge fireball in the air and thousands of people went to local hospitals. there have been investigations - and chevron, meant
. a week=long string of rainstorms leaves a trail of area. a huge explosion like a jolt ... a san francisco woman tells kron four her husband fifth was asleep when a tree crashed into their russian hill bedroom. >> i said you need to move, cause our bed was right undeneath it. >>pam: we did not have to look far to find one of the morning's many fender=benders, the golden gate bridge blocked by a head=on collision. >> i think i've made it a mile in the past 45 minutes... >>pam: tonight kron-4 is tracking the storm. on the top right - a live look from our camera atop mount tamalpais. on the bottom right - a live view of the san francisco sky-line. i'm here in the weather jacquelyn bennet... jacquelyn - another day another storm? >>jacqueline: we should expect more white water. >>pam: wet weather-- >> kron4's storm team coverage continues now. haaziq madyun in the east bay - where rain soaked means more fallen trees. rob fladeboe is in the santa cruz mountains - crews there cleaning up a massive mudslide. but first - if you were commuting today - it was no picnic -especially on
of you heading out on this last friday of 2012 - prepare for rain this is a view of san francisco, and the golden gate bridge. the weather center. a lot of people want to know? >> jacqueline: a pretty decent do or did some heavier showers in and around the san francisco. through san francisco, some heavy rainfall to the northern portions and as record towards marin county. and to the coast. da daly city, and also towards san francisco more. that will be pressing towards the peninsula. as reticulated the satellite and radar it is we will get clipped with all of this rainfall as it presses itself. where we could see drier conditions coming up this weekend. >> catherine: in other news.two people are dead. one of them a child - after police say they were swept off some rocks near the marin headlands. this is video from sky 7 h- d. three adults had been fishing under the golden gate bridge. one of them managed to swim to shore to get help. the coast guard and the tiburon fire department found the child and the second adult under the bridge and couldn't resuscitate them. the third adul
cover and again the chance for a off and on shower. 624 san francisco. 64 in hayward and oakland. your kron 4 7 day around the bay forecast shows a dry pattern starts to develop around the bay area it will continue to be pleasant with mild conditions in to the weekend in starting the next work week. that is your forecast i will have more on that storm coming up in a bit. we do have some roadways flooding northbound 101 in petaluma approaching the old redwood highway. be aware. caltran is currently on the scene. here is the approach to the bay bridge toll plaza as a wet deck with no accidents to report out oakland into the city if there if it is drive the most part here at the san mateo bridge the problems coming from the toll plaza and the westboundsouthbound 101n gate bridge standing water on the span. some light rain is in reported very you want to drive with extra caution for your ride coming out marin county. guys. >> thank you erica. the wet weather is causing problems in san rafeal. they are keeping a close eye on creeks that have swollen in recent raids. and with the storm this
will be right back. óó >> let's take a quick look outside. here is a shot from san francisco from van ness ave. let's check in with janu for your first forecast. >> the system that was bringing us more stirred yesterday has been pushed out of the area. we are still dealing with lingering sprinkler and through the south bay as well as parts of the peninsula. taking a look outside at the toll plaza you concede that it is pretty much cloudy with no rain. it is dry out pretty nicely. the temperatures are sitting right now in the 40's. >> tracking the temperatures for your future cast 4 by 7:00 a.m. it is mostly 40's. by 10:00 a.m. we may see 50s indicated by light blue color of your screen. the afternoon will be 50s widespread. for those of you heading out this evening the temperatures will drop back down to the 40's. it will be a chilly evening. the overnight low and tomorrow morning it will be a lot of 30's. >> 29 degrees will be for santa rosa and 38 degrees for richmond. 29 degrees for livermore. there are a lot of below freezing temperatures for tomorrow morning. it will be 54 drop the south
. a violent sex offender has been released from prison and is now on the streets of san francisco. kron 4's alecia reid visited his south of market neighborhood and home, where police went to warn neighbors. >>reporter: police are warning neighbors about this man53 year old david simons --- released from prison this month after serving 24 years for sexually assaulting children. he's considered a sexually violent predator. >> >> a violent predator is the worst of the worst, the most serious type of sexual offender, so it is our responsibility to alert the community. >>reporter: he now lives at hotel potter, south of market. inspectors visited his new home and handed out leaflets to people living in the building, alerting them of his presence. some did not welcome the news. >> they shouldn't let people out like that. they should keep him locked up. they got kids playing in parks and stuff like that. we don't need that around here. >>reporter: while karsene mcfadden feels strongly about his new neighbor, others believe simons has paid his debt and deserves a second chance. >> my grandparents w
. this is a live look outside as san francisco. >> we have isolated thunderstorms, showers and possibly hale are likely in the bay area this morning. let's check in with janu on current conditions. >> storm tracker 4 is completely lit up. we did have purpouring rain earlier. san rafael is game rain as well as novato. moderate downpours for half moon bay. as we pushed into the south bay we are getting heavy rain in the morgan hill area. east bay shore is sitting under wet weather. san ramon, danville and other areas are getting moderate downpours. moderate to heavy rain for the morning as well as lightning and the laundering. and afternoon will see the rain taper off. we will still seek breezy conditions for the evening. we do have another storm system that is headed our way. >> as you might imagine the holiday travel is off. nearly 100 flights were either canceled or delayed. we want to get you updated. will turn to mike pelton who is reporting live from s f o. >> the rain is really coming down here at the airport. it is once again causing delays. there is one hour and delays for some arrivi
a developing story. san francisco police say two people have been found and gagged in the middle of the street. the victims were found alive but unconscious at 8:30 p.m. we will keep you updated. >>> residents are mourning the death of a neighbor who was the victim of a deadly shooting. the victim was found shot to death outside his home. kron >> reporter: tonight police still suring for -- searching for answers while friends and family are sending out a strong message. holding candles and embracing one another, friends and neighbors gathered to remember their friend who was shot and killed last night. >> beautiful person. >> great personalities. this was a tragedy. >> reporter: police taped up the home this morning. according to investigators the 43-year-old shot multiple time in front of his home died from the wounds. tonight neighbors with a message. >> you don't need to be on the streets. >> he was a good person. >> reporter: he was neighbors with williams. he says he was a good man and he doesn't know why anyone would want to hurt him and says the violence has to stop. >> hard to believe
rain pushing its way into san francisco not impacting the richmond district as a resume in the street view is currently raining heavy for portions of gary boulevard, fulton street. >> light rain for sunset boulevard and for those of you coming down market. >> again it depends on where you are located. your day planner does show the most part iran will start to taper off as we head into tonight. --the arraignmerain wil start to take off. >> wind advisory in effect for 10:00 a.m.. >> the showers or only pick up in intensity as we head into the afternoon. the yellow on your screen for the delta of the livermore valley, impacting the southern peninsula, and the south bay. heavy rain will certainly be a factor. this system we're talking maybe a 10th of an inch upward to an inch for some of our north bay spots. >> futurecast 4 shows the rain starts taper off as we head into tonight. do not get too comfortable. storm of to will arrive sometime overnight approaching from the north bay first. as you wake up 8:00 a.m. saturday morning everyone will be dealing with heavy rain. at thunderstorm po
will be keeping an eye on any flight delays or cancellations. >> it is pretty clear over san francisco. it is cold like it was yesterday. all you need for proof is this live shot from mike pelton. the effects of this morning's temperatures are apparent. >> over the past hour it is warm now at 37 degrees here in pleasanton. you concede some of these cars in this parking lot on first street are frozen with a thick layer of frost. these cars were left overnight. this has not left anyone from going through their typical morning routine. if people have been out running and walking their dogs. >> this is not to bed. it is not even 32 degrees. >> i do not feel that bed. >> does the phyllite winter to you now? >> yes. >> cars have came and stopped here. they look like they were on fire because there exhaustless is building. grab a jacket, a scarf, and gloves. >> winter has not even officially started. it feels like it already. >> with the official start we will get some precipitation. >> check out fairfield. there at 26 degrees. yesterday we had the frost and freeze advisory. it is a chilly start for our
is saying that this will take 30 minutes to go towards san francisco and one hour to get to the airport. it is pretty slow moving let us show you some video, earlier the rainfall and it got nicer. a time lapse video from the oakland hills. that storm sweeping and also a very slick day. i drove along interstate 24 with the recent accident to the west of the caldecott tunnel. backed up traffic all the way from the tunnel to the interstate-80 taking the off ramp to get too high or 24 heading east. this afternoon, are around 3:00 p.m. is one of rainfall really picked up. heavy. and things got very slack. that is where we are right now see we can have more of an update for you at 6:00 p.m., 8:00 p.m.. in the east bay, charles clifford, kron 4. >> pam: thank you, charles clifford. we're tracking the storm on line as well.getting lots of storm pictures from viewers and facebook fans. send yours in.we'll be show- casing some of the best weather photos later in the show. >> pam: stay with kron-4 as we continue to track the storm this evening. updates also available on our website -- kron4-dot- c
san francisco is doing. to try and prevent a mass shooting here. >> the mayor said today that the mass-murder in connecticut renewed. and he's drafted a plan to take what he calls aggressive action against. ammunition. para >> nat lee this is a hollow bullet. hollowed out so on explode. >>reporter: >>reporterit is these hollow-pot bullets that mayor ed lee calls dangerous and deadly. he wants them banned in san francisco. they are already illegal to purchase in the city. but a new proposal would possess. >> the ammo that has been designed by law enforcement for military use has no reason to be in our homes and on ours streets. >>reporter: standing next to the handguns and rifles turned in during the city's biggest gun buy back program. the mayor said he wants these weapons gone. the other part of his plan.is to put a notification system in place so when someone buys 500 rounds of more of any type of any type of ammunition in one purchase. police would be notified. >> that should be a trigger. >> "it triggers why? >> what is it for? >> and it could be legit" >>reporter: police chief gr
continued to their around the bay. with when advisers on some bay area bridge periods >> in san francisco, the wet weather cost major challenges for some residents. one woman woke up to find her mercedes, crushed by a tree that toppled over it during the storm. i am definitely preparing for having to purchase a new car. i do not want a new car so this is kind of shocking. >> several other trees fell down around the city but there were no other major lenders. >> the weather is keeping the great highway in san francisco closed this morning from slow to lincoln. the highway was barricaded last night, motorists had to find another way around it. the department of public works collaborates with police to decide when to close the great highway. public works officials say the polls, and not the win, played a bigger role in the closure. >> and remember, whether you are biking, walking or driving. crossing the baird case is against law and could result in a fine. >> in other news and new this morning. san jose police suspect a fatal shooting may be gang- related. it happened at 1130 last night in
. trees collapsed, cars a quick look outside at the san francisco sky-line. it may *not look too weather is *not over. >>jacqueline: ofwe just saw the rainfall has been lifted off a little bit and some light showers are run the bay area. there are two different systems, one on saturday, one on sunday, and we will take a look with complete coverage, coming up. live team coverage. dan kerman is in the north bay. charles clifford is in the east bay. and alecia reid is in san francisco. but first. weather center with jaquelyn our storm team coverage bay... where a man is dead. he was pulled from a rain- swollen creek in santa cruz county. kron four's rob fladeboe has the story now... from capitola. the coroner and santa cruz county search and rescue team pulled the body of an uniddentified male from soquel creek along bay avenue shortly before 11 a.m. >> at this point it does not look like there is anything suspicious. simply that it is a person that that is a submerged in water, deceased. >> friday. police at the time could not say if the man drowned or whether his death is storm-rela
coverage will also not be as cold. >>catherine: saturday. scary moments in san francisco's twin peaks neighborhood. when a car went off a cliff. you're looking at video from sky-7 h-d, abc-7 news. how it all unfolded -- after the break. >> and, coming up 5-30. lawmakers making a move to prevent going off a cliff of their own -- the fiscal cliff. president obama, and a top republican meeting at the white house. how close they are to reaching a deal. >> the day that iphone users are here is that google has released a global maps app for the i o s operating system coming up. does anything look out of place here? it's a car -- perched precariously on a cliff. this is in san francisco's twin peaks neighborhood. this is video from sky-7 h-d, abc-7 news. kron4's dan kerman explains >> there were not taking pictures of city hall. >> they were transfixed by this. this car accidently jumped the curb and went down twin peaks. at 30 ft.. >> i did not think that it was possible. >> around 11:3:00 p.m. >> i just heard a loud noise. it looked like they hit the gas and that went over the cliff. >> i
here. we are save is from san francisco crossing the bay area. we are see light rain for the bridges. you should drive with extra caution. we are seeing light rain for the east shore freeway. the northern end of it we are same this up to hercules. the bulk of the wet weather has pushed his way south and in fact we are seeing a darker green on the screen that indicates heavy rain or around highway 17. >> we do have a lot cloud cover associated with this. the temperatures are not too bad it is a mild start. 53 in concord, we would not see much change in the numbers as we head into the afternoon. i will break down the numbers coming up in the next report. >> seminal 7:00 a.m.. we will be right back in a moment. sleep train thanks all those who helped make a difference last year for thousands of california foster kids. thank you for helping foster kids. thank you for the school supplies. thank you for the new shoes. thank you, secret santa. and thank you for donating money. your generosity proves that while not everyone can be a foster parent, anyone can help a foster child. - thank you.
. this is a candle light vigil held in the playground of san francisco's dolores park last night. some of the participants say they have been directly affected by gun violence. and by this most recent mass shooting. >> i work with jazz musicians, and his five year-old daughter was lost. she was bright, and fall and she had the entire world with two loving parents. ".two loving parents." >> participants in last night's vigil say it's important to remember those who were lost. but they also say it is important to open a dialog about solutions. to keep something like this from ever happening again. >> terisa: churches across the country and here in the bay area are remembering the victims of friday's school shooting. kron four's mike pelton joins us live from st. mary's cathedral in san francisco this morning. >>reporter: good morning. if you can see that this began about 30 minutes ago. many people coming in to pray for the victim's enougand the family let me show you what is a set up this vigil. the monsignor said something a few moments ago and also their goal today is to help everybod
how traffic in san francisco.. part of the great highway in san francisco ... had to be shut down because of heavy flooding. kron-4's philippe djegal shows us... how traffic was affected ... and, he reports these closures happen more often than you might think. >> the rain started falling early friday morning here in the east bay. this is video from along highway 24 near the caldecott tunnell just after sunrise. slick conditions continued throughout the morning. it was also pouring rain further east along highway 4 in oakley, the california highway patrol says that at least two cars were involved young boy was flown to to john muir medical center. from sloat to lincoln the barricades turned cars around, asking drivers instead. >> we can still take any chances with overflow and make sure that it is cleaned out but we're just waiting for the water to subside. and allow traffic to get back in again. the department of public works collaborates with the taraval police substation on deciding when closing the great highway is appropriate. and, remember, whether crossing throug
a little bit windy. cloudy, dark. on the bottom right a live shot of san francisco -- skies are gloomy, more rain on the way. janu? >> yes, pam we are seeing some heavy band of rainfall. taking a look at the stormtracker 4 not too much in rainfall. we can see in the north bay, with throughout the day in the north bay but accumulated lesson one 10th of 1 in.. the heaviest is yet to come. with less than one-tenth of 1 in. already accumulated. by midnight, this heavy rainfall which the red indicating heavy downpour. more whites spread by the evening commute. 6:00 a.m., more-wide spread-out-from a fairfield, to fairfield and the heaviest will be in the morning. it will taper off in the morning and the evening commute will be over the heart of the bay. perhaps the north bay could bit of a break with the south bay will see some heavier conditions and will press out by tomorrow afternoon. your full forecast, coming up. in- store? stay with kron-4 as we continue to track the approaching storm. updates also available on kron-4.com -- as well as our facebook and twiiter pages. >> new developme
announcer ] that has a nice ring to it. [ male announcer ] only from at&t. san francisco's public schools are on high security alert after today's massacre at a connecticut elementary. kron 4's alecia reid tells us what the city's school district is doing to help keep its students safe. but o >> classes went on as scheduled at city schools today, but the san francisco school district was on high alert. no chances were being taken after the massacre in newtown connecticut, that left more than 2 dozen people dead --- most of them children. it's epidemic you know, with these mass murders, and we have to assure our children that's exactly what the city is doingthe district is allowing parents to speak to their children about the tragedy first, but assured them that counselors are ready to help. children, especially younger children are going to need some extra support, so be comforting make sure to talk to him about it because we talk to him about everything else. the amoun >> the san francisco school superintendent says schools are doing everything possible to keep children safe. after today
bay and san francisco. this is video from sky-7 h- d, abc7 news. you can see the beefed up police presence in oakland. we are there with kron4's haaziq madyun. he talked with police and the school district. >> "our police force is on alert" >> there is a heighten sense of awareness in the oakland unified school district in the wake of the sandy hook elementary school shooting tragedy in conneticut >> "we want our children on our campuses and our parents and our citizens to feel that our campuses are safe, to see us out there as a presence" >> here you see officers at rossevelt elementary school greeting students on there way to classit is something that comes with having a daily police presence on school campuses in oaklandsays the district's spokesperson troy flint >> "we have a dedicated police staff attached to the school district we prepare for this" >> in addition to the school district having its own school police departmenta federal grant allows oakland police to station officers on 6 campuses in some higher crime areasanother advantage says flint when it comes to preparing
inside a san francisco high rise. inspired the last federal back in july 1993. a former client of a law firm inside 101 -california street. went on a killing spree. nine people including the gunman died. six were wounded. the killer was armed with a handgun and two tech nine assault pistols. the federal ban that came out of that tragedy. expired in 2004. today, a survivor of that shooting spoke to kron4's maureen kelly about the massacre in newtown, and the renewed push for stricter gun control laws in this country. >> i was sitting in my office on the 36 floor on one, california. my secretary said that there is somebody on the party fourth floor with a gun that he is shooting people. that he is on the -- party fourth floor . >> my secretary said that he was on the 34th floor. sheldon siegal worked at the law firm targeted by the gunman .and lost many friends and collegues that day. >> what is upsetting is that it is still happening after 20 years later. it is almost like it is accepted as the regular course of events and that is a huge failure >>reporter: he says the massacre at sandy
interest rate they like. the san francisco city attorney filed suit against check 'n go alleging it jacked up interest rates from the state's legal limit of 36-percent to as high as 400-percent >> we found that a check and go was not adhering to the california interest rates limits. and stephen porter and with out of state banks to partner and get around those. we are going to work with people throughout the state to make sure that we get folks restitution that they deserve. >> reporter: the city has now reached a settlement with check n go. without admitting any wrongdoing check-n-go has agreed to refund up to 4.3 million dollars to californians who were overcharged when taking out online 4-month installment loans between november 2006 and june 2008. now grant here's the hitch. people only have 90 days to apply for this refund. and that 90 days begins tomorrow. >> grant: how much money can people expect to get back. >> depending on how much interest you were charged it could be anywhere from 20-dollars to 46-hundred dollars. now to find out if you qualify you can go to the website caloanr
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